I. Tax breaks to very small business
The tax provisions of the health care act were supposed to help very small businesses afford insurance for their employees. It appears that the tax breaks will lose their utility about the time that they expire. While they offer initial savings, premium increases wipe out the benefits of the tax cut in year three using the 20% per year increase and year four using the 15% premium increase.
From: Summary of Small Business Health Insurance Tax Credit Under PPACA (P.L. 111-148) Congressional Research Service, April 5, 2010
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